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insurers to offer more affordable coverage. michelle, guess who is going to pay for another bailout. >> here he is basically buying out insurance companies on top of providing them with a trillion dollars in subsidies for the next ten years and now we learn about a little known provision that basically says if insurance companies suffer losses three years after the implementation of obama care, we are the ones who are going to reimburse and compensate insurance companies for their losses. it's ridiculous. >> risk corridor is going to cost a trillion dollars and then the "new york times" headline this week was insurers are offered assistance for losses. this isn't free market capitalism. >> no, it certainly isn't. it's a joke. it's terrible. one trillion dollars as you said in the first ten years is the normal cost of this thing is going to be with subsidizing on top of that they're saying we're going to bail out anybody if you got your policy cancelled we'll pay for that. it's ridiculous. on top of at, he has a political agenda. his ideoly is in this. he's going to exempt the labor
. president obama and clinton, along with first lady michelle obama and hillary clinton, laid a wreath at the eternal flame, where jfk was laid to rest at arlington national cemetery, the fateful day never forgotten. pe said the memory of president kennedy will live on. >> i just think he had this worldwide magnetism. it was just incredible. everyone in the u.k. -- even -- we have a grandson who is just 9, and he knows about jfk. >> accomplished a lot in the short time he was with, and i think his legacy still resonates with generations. >> oxford university press unveiled the 2013 word of the year -- "selfie." the publisher said it's seen a big jump in the usage of the word in the past year. smartphones have made it easier for people to take self-portraits, thanks to popular sites like instagram. "selfie" was added to the online version of the oxford dictionary and may go into the traditional version in the future. for the first time ever, pope francis publicly displayed relics believed to be the bone fragments of the first pope, saint peter. the relics, placed in a jewel box, were sh
the beginning of a week-long program of mourning in his memory. let's go right now to nbc's michelle koh zin ski, who's in the middle of it all. michelle, a good evening your time. what are we seeing? >> reporter: hi, alex. right here this was a fence lined with some flowers outside the mandela property. now it has become several large hills full of flowers lined with people. you can imagine in churches around the world today mandela was mentioned. here today people were basically encouraged to do their own thing, to reflect on the melgszage of this champion of freedom. but in enormous numbers, people felt much better gathering together, includingmembers of mandela's family. it had the feeling of a sunday revival. here a few hundred gathered in a tent at mandela's offices, anything but quietly reflective, full of joy. >> we don't mourn quiet. we need to celebrate. we need to celebrate his life. >> reporter: the gospel choir that performed so many times for mandela in life, felt his loss. >> he will come and be telling us to feel at ease, how much he loves us. >> reporter: there were many service
for the city. your view? >> wow. >> ha! [laughter] >> wow. okay. so let's go back a bit. so i met michelle, we met her for the book when she was chancellor, and a lovely lady, forthcoming with the beliefs and that stuff, so here's the reality. you're going to think i'm dancing around your question, and maybe i am, but -- [laughter] if -- a lot of the ground breaking work that's caused the research to happen over the last ten years has been by those vanguard tfa alumni that broke the system and done it their own way whether it's kip or we can go on with the list; right? they have actually created the tendency. that mentality of shattering the room and i'm going to start over and i'm going to do it differently and see what works, that's caused us to have the moment that we have here now where we do have the information, and that meant that rebellious rogue kind of mentality caused change, and it has caused all of the evidence that we have today, so i have -- i'm -- i don't want to weigh in on the politics of it all of, you know, did she go too far, did she hand 8 it in the politically right way,
. whoo! >> up on stage first lady michelle obama, too. aretha franklin performed. ♪ joy to the world ♪ the lord has come >> mrs. obama and the muppets. >> you ready? >> yes. >> are you all ready? >> reading the night before christmas. and mariah carey there, too. ♪ all i want for christmas is you ♪ >> a tradition, the first national christmas tree lit by calvin coolidge in 1923. the first president to flip the switch, black and white there, but trust us, 2500 red, white and green bulbs. this tree lit in 1940 by fdr. the washington monument right there behind it. and it was 50 years ago after the death of president kennedy, the lighting ceremony postponed until late december. president lbj saying today we come to the end of a season of great national sorrow and beginning of the season of great eternal joy. and like so many americans in 2007, the first christmas tree in led lights to make it more energy efficient. and this year, the most energy coming from those little dancers, one of them president obama tried to keep up with. giant smile the moment he gives up. leaving the troe
to make sure it is a fragile recovery they cannot have that same sort of brings michelle to threaten to appear the debt ceiling and ready to get up a deal when we are supposed to. >> in the '80s and '90s we did not have just a tax increase of cuts but that have been dip this year that could have called is like having 400,000 jobs created because we're not in stimulus mive to do re. it was good news. >> so if we have a government is shut down assembly will have a quarter reported taken off for gdp what a powerful economic engine and then we have third quarter gdp growth of 3.6% invested a couple years it a good jobs ever. i thought the sequester were to be devastating? >>. >> the more it cuts spending the better for the private sector when dispense the dollar i don't understand the logic. >> we pay people borrow money not to work and people are working. that does not make sense. >> to give emergency benefits where does the money come from? >> if we give you a tax cut they will put it in their pocket. >> we have to make sure that people need the jobs and food get it. >> with 47 million
michelle obama will be in south africa on tuesday to pay their final respects to nelson mandela. they plan to attend a memorial in johannesburg at a stadium. the president will travel with former president george w. bush and laura on air force one. bill clinton and jimmy carter also plan to attend. the mandela family released their first statement since he passed away saying they've lost a great man. a son of the soil. here in d.c., a growing tribute outside the south african embassy in northwest. a steady stream of people have been coming since the news broke. one local d.c. resident said she was inspired by the former south african president and felt compelled to visit his statue. >> he was willing to give his life to what he believed in. he moved me. i had to be here. >> a memorial for mandela is being planned at the washington national cathedral on wednesday. >>> news 4 will have complete coverage as the world pays tribute to nelson mandela our. our own jim vance will also be in south africa next week. >>> an 85-year-old california man is home tonight after spending seven weeks as a pr
. >> trans's president is putting pressure on president michel martelly who grabbed power with the rebels. francis hollande suggests that he won't have a role in a future government. in an interview with french radio he criticised the inability to stop killings, by saying i don't want to point fingers but we can't leave in place a president unable to do anything, or even worse, who let things happen. he's referring to the killings. francis hollande says the idea is to head as fast as possible towards elections. >> the french president is speaking at a summit in parris. jacky rowland was there. >> at the end of a 2-day summit the french took the opportunity of having so many afghan leaders under one roof to stay on for a short while and talk about the central african republic. it was decided to increase troops to 2,600. and to get rebels into their barracks, into their bases. in the longer term there are interreligious tensions on the country in order to hold a donor's conference. part of the reinforcements are an enlargement of the french contingent. francis hollande now has 16 undertroop
lady michelle obama followed tradition, along with her daughters and puppies, and send the gift of an 18.5-foot tall douglas fir from a tree farm in leighton, pennsylvania. >> the best part of the holiday season. check it out. >> reporter: presidents and first ladies have been welcoming christmas trees the white house for more than a century. delivering gift of greenery for the historic blue room from the national christmas tree association became a bona fied trapped commission 1966, one welcomed by every first couple from the reagans to the obamas. and every year, the delivery happens with much anticipation and a crowd of media with snapping cameras and extended microphones. but this year, a moment perhaps like most any american family. >> so, what do you think? >> love it. >> all right. we will keep it. >> in washington, aaron gilchrist, news4. >>> here is look at the holiday decorations inside the white house now. the first lady hosted military families for the first viewing of this year's christmas display, but one little girl whose parents work in alexandria, virginia, stol
, when you're at home. welcome to what's next. comcastnbcuniversal. >> when michelle, the daughter of a ship worker and a secretary wanted to go to college, just like me, this country helped us afford it. until we could pay it back. so what drives me as a grandson, a son, a father, as an american, to make sure that every striving, hard-working kid in america has the same incredible chance this country gave me. >> income inequality. the presidt is gambling g this is the next big thing politilly. he says he will devote thehe ret of his time in office to closing the gap between rich and poor. when he says income inequality is the defining challenge of our time the walall street journal ys he should know. few presidents have done more to crease ithen he has. is thahat fair? >> i do not thinit is fairr accurate. i think the problem is when you call something like inincome inequality the greatest challenge of our time, what is the answer? that is where we come up short to what we do about a problem of this enormity. you can increase the minimum wage, no argument there. but that does not
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'm bethand i'm michelle. and we own the paper cottage. it's a stationery and gifts store. anything we purchase for the paper cottage goes on our ink card. so you can manage your business expenses and access them online instantly with the game changing app from ink. we didn't get into business to spend time managing receipts, that's why we have ink. we like being in business because we like being creative, we like interacting with people. so you have time to focus on the things you love. ink from chase. so you can. >>> and we'll be right back with a piece of history. ted koppel one on one with else in. mandela, right after his release from robben island. else in. mandela, right after his release from robben island. i'm beth... and i'm michelle. and we own the paper cottage. it's a stationery and gifts store. anything we purchase for the paper cottage goes on our ink card. so you can manage your business expenses and access them online instantly with the game changing app from ink. we didn't get into business to spend time managing receipts, that's why we have ink. we like being in busi
'm michelle. and we own the paper cottage. it's a stationery and gifts store. anything we purchase for the paper cottage goes on our ink card. so you can manage your business expenses and access them online instantly with the game changing app from ink. we didn't get into business to spend time managing receipts, that's why we have ink. we like being in business because we like being creative, we like interacting with people. so you have time to focus on the things you love. ink from chase. so you can. this morning on "meet the press" talking about the legacy and the lessons of nelson mandela. charles overtree is in boston with us this morning. professor, the modern influence that he has had. you think about president obama who meets him, and we have the pictures of it back in 2005. he's still a senator, and mandela had been encouraged to meet with this rising star in the democratic party, and this was their only meeting at the four seasons hotel in washington, the president reflecting on the life and times of mandela from the white house on thursday. >> i'm one of the countless mi
the life of nelson mandela, culminating in a state funeral one week from today. nbc's michelle kosinski is just to our east in johannesburg. michelle, good morning. >> reporter: lester, you can imagine in churches around the world today mandela might be mentioned. here people were basically encouraged to do their own thing, reflect on the message of this champion of freedom. people in enormous numbers actually felt better gathering together including members of mandela's family. ♪ >> it had the feeling of a sunday revival. here a few hundred gathered in the tent at mandela's offices, anything but quietly reflective, full of joy. >> whenever there's death, we don't all crying, we need to celebrate his life. >> reporter: soweto gospel choir that performed for mandela so many times in his life, felt his loss. >> he will come and say how much he loves us. >> reporter: there were many services to day. winnie mandela and the south african president attended. ahmed cath rata is one of mandela's closest friends and advisors, spent decades in prison together, knew each other for more than 60 y
in last year it was michelle comic of the more which basically swept the awards the real world masterpiece on the issue to the top for a broken circle breakdown might might might do well boy might do well this is quite a few um i think you'll see the prize is spread out among three or four films. if i had to pay a bill i put my money on the french film was the warmest color which show which won the cannes is getting a lot of buzz out of head of the issues of them. i did say that its friends in the films that were nominated this year. it is strange sure it's the sort of an established trend. i mean we're seeing a lot of looking backwards. both forms colors a very french movie called the food and parking in the italian film the great beauties. the sleek an update on the go to the tap so i think maybe this time of all the people where people in europe are wondering where's your going european filmmakers are looking back and do their fruits as in european cinema before they decide where they can go in the future. the tracks that things that will certainly be checking in once they announced the
obama was electedded with a picture of him embracing michelle obama. that was a photograph that was taken sometime in the past. because they have their official photographer on handica hand cag the private moments behind the scenes. that is the way to do it. not to do the set up photo shoots. if you capture lots and lots of things that are genuine you will find better images in there than if you a a a tempt t attempt te something. what is your message to the president if he is listening. >> i think the biggest danger is you a then tis tea. authenticity. one of the problems is we don't know if he is doing it. we presume he is doing it. if you trust gl what the world leaders are doing. perhaps if trea it's up front be communication team and they will do a genuine rea reaction themselves. president obama's twitter account is rarely him. him. >> when you were in teheran and talking pr there is a paradox there isn't there? here we have a hugely conservative country sitting alongside something that is very much of the modern age glonkt how do you think the message went down? i t
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. >>> this just in, the white house confirming president obama and first lady michelle obama will indeed attend the national memorial service for nelson mandela on tuesday in johannesburg, south africa. that is going to be taking place in a soccer stadium with dignitaries from around the world to pay their respects. the stadium holds about 60,000 people. no word on whether the obamas will attend other events honoring the life and legacy of nelson mandela. >>> now, the story of a new york city homeless man who brings about the old don't judge a book by its cover. >> this is patrick. the kind of driven computer whiz who starts companies in college. he came to new york hoping to meet someone in tech to buy his ideas. he just didn't know it would be the homeless guy on the way to work. >> just has something about, the first time i remember thinking in my head, huh, who is this guy? >> this is leo. as a kid, he was obsessed with science, astronomy, chemistry, physics, but became a father too soon. lost his job, then his home. >> at first, what did you think he wanted? >> i didn't think, you got the
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cisco is connecting the internet of everything. i'm bethand i'm michelle. and we own the paper cottage. it's a stationery and gifts store. anything we purchase for the paper cottage goes on our ink card. so you can manage your business expenses and access them online instantly with the game changing app from ink. we didn't get into business to spend time managing receipts, that's why we have ink. we like being in business because we like being creative, we like interacting with people. so you have time to focus on the things you love. ink from chase. so you can. >>> one of the most powerful figures of the testament is david. when poet maya angelo told nelson mandela the world's david, anderson cooper asked her about it. >> dr. angelo u, one of the things that struck me, you refer to him as david. not just south africa's david but adds our david, the world's david, our gideon. >> the truth is, we have many of us are davids. a man, a woman. we can all be that particular person. who has never courage it stand up and say, i am one. i have enough courage to dare to be a lover, not an indulg
because they are also proclaiming michele bachmann or palin. >> host: isn't it that the rage is channeled through probably a person, like an ex-wife or, you know, what i mean? it's a familiar -- >> guest: for other guys. >> host: not him necessarily, but you own sexism more because you have personal experience of a woman who was whatever. >> guest: you know, in our culture, i actually think that sexism is far more permissible than racism. >> host: it seems like that, yeah. >> guest: i have an excellent example how to think of it. if you remember the primary season in 2008 when clinton was running against obama for the democratic nomination, and there was a guy who, at one of clinton's rallies -- >> host: hillary clinton's rally. >> guest: yes, held up a sign that said "iron my shirt," remember that? >> host: yes. >> guest: i asked the students, i teach a large lecture class, and how many remembered that? by the way, in 2009, i asked the question, not five years later. i asked students here, how many of you remember that? i had, like, 10%, 20% hands. i said, yeah, because it really didn't
aleve. all day pain relief with just two pills. ti'm bethand i'm michelle.e. and we own the paper cottage. it's a stationery and gifts store. anything we purchase for the paper cottage goes on our ink card. so you can manage your business expenses and access them online instantly with the game changing app from ink. we didn't get into business to spend time managing receipts, that's why we have ink. we like being in business because we like being creative, we like interacting with people. so you have time to focus on the things you love. ink from chase. so you can. >>> here now, some of this week's images to remember. imag. >>> president obama at the christmas tree lighting. back with our roundtable. the politics of the moment is obama care, and the president was out there reselling it this week, katty kay. this is a portion of what he said. >> if i've got to fight another three years to make sure this law works, then that's what i'll do. that's what we'll do. >> underscoring that this is really the only job he has in his second term, right? >> it may be all he gets done in his se
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-- first lady? >> my favorite first lady is michelle obama. >> where do you live? >> have you ever been to warm springs, georgia? >> yes. >> i am impressed. there are people who still remember, he lost his voice at the very end of the campaign. it was left to the first lady to read the concession, the telegram of congratulations that had been sent to president elect. at the same time, he promised her long before watergate that they would retire in 1976. once he concluded that he would never be speaker of the house, she exacted a promise. after 1976, they would leave washington and go back to grand rapids. he would practice law. they had no money. intervening events played havoc with that. in the end, they still left washington, but they went to a different destination. >> here is what she wrote during the white house years. my pills were always with me. i did not drink alcohol in the white house. she said the pills were always with me. how big a problem was this for her? >> i do not know how to answer that. there is anecdotal evidence to suggest -- she is a circumstantial alcoholic, if
-- on nancy reagan through michelle obama. michael is joining us from new york. caller: thank you for your program. influenced -- [indiscernible] from columbia, maryland also on the phone. caller: good morning. i think you are doing a wonderful job. talking, igin will say our country is a great country overall. we are not declining. wet is happinening is that are all in a pot of stew and we money.our heads in our our future and everything is focusing on the outside world, businesses and jobs. our future kids are not going to be able to have a job in the future. it'sno not about who the best or worst president is. through our history we have had good presidents in america. what is going on is that we have our businesses in those countries. come lo tt of people who to this country, they come in here and they take in peoples' jobs. the worst thing is we are not following our laws anymore. call.thank you for the this is another tweeter saying -- bloomberg news has this story based on the economic power of the u.s. and the power viewed around the world. simon kennedy writes -- when the u.s. gre
with your base, start with women's organizations and use your best weapon. michelle obama. >> i love that. stick with me, because we'll have robert gibbs when we come back, and i want to ask about who would be the effective surrogates here. i love the idea of first lady obama out there sort of selling this law, but i wonder if there are some real challenges in making that happen. stick with us, we are bringing robert gibbs into the discussion next. when it's donut friday at the office, i use my citi thankyou card to get 2x the points at the coffee shop. which will help me get to a beach in miami and they'll be stuck at the cube farm. the citi thankyou preferred card. now earn 2x the points dining out, with no annual fee. go to citi.com/thankyoucards she pretty much lives in her favorite princess dress. and she's not exactly tidy. even if she gets a stain she'll wear it for a week straight. so i use tide to get out those week old stains and downy to get it fresh and soft. since i'm the one who has to do the laundry. i do what any expert dad would do. i let her play sheriff. i got 20 minute
that is 6:30 5 p.m. eastern time here on c-span. president obama and first lady michelle obama will be traveling to johannesburg on tuesday. it will be attending a memorial service for the late president nelson mandela and the service will be held at ace 80 mf holds about 94,000 people. held at a stadium that holds about 94,000 people. tens of thousands of local mourners in dozens of foreign leaders are expected. also expecting british prime cameron, french president francois hollande, and canadian prime minister stephen harper. the event tuesdays is one of two major events planned. his funeral is planned for next sunday in his hometown. but we're going to turn to long- term unemployment benefits set to expire at the end of the month unless congress extends them. the house democratic steering committee held a hearing to review the issue. witnesses included people receiving unemployment benefits. this is an hour and a half. >> good morning, everyone. thank you for joining us for this hearing. good morning everyone. thank you very much for joining us for this hearing of this most
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